The GeeksverseCrowdfunding Spotlight | Where is Home? (Kickstarter)

Crowdfunding Spotlight | Where is Home? (Kickstarter)
Published on Monday, June 23, 2014 by
In our inaugural Crowdfunding Spotlight feature, we take a look at the Where is Home? comics anthology, currently looking for backers on Kickstarter.

What is it?

Where is Home? is a 60-page, full-color, perfect-bound, comics anthology trade paperback collectively produced by a team of artists creatively answering the question: Where is home?

Check out the Kickstarter project’s fundraising campaign video below, as well as a gallery of the interior art:

Who is behind it?

The Where is Home? project is spearheaded by Ontario, Canada-based animator and illustrator Vanessa Stefaniuk. The book’s art is produced by a collective of professional artists (including Stefaniuk), many of whom are graduates of Sheridan College‘s bachelor’s degree program in animation and the Illustration program at Parsons The New School for Design. Below is the list of Where is Home?‘s contributing artists, with links to their respective websites and art blogs, if available:

How much money does it need and when does the fundraising campaign period end?

As of this writing, the Where is Home? fundraising campaign has received pledges adding up to the amount of of $2588 (CAD), just under 65% of its modest $4000 (CAD) goal, with 15 days left in its campaign period. The fundraising period ends on Wednesday, 09 July 2014, 3:09 PM PDT.

Where will the crowdfunding contributions go?

Fundraising contributions will go towards covering the cost of printing, shipping, backer rewards, as well as taxes and other associated fees.

What are the rewards and benefits for backers?

A $1 pledge gets a backer a mention on the book’s list of supporters, a $5 pledge gets a backer three Where is Home? buttons and two Where is Home? postcards, a $10 pledge gets a backer a DRM-free PDF copy of Where is Home?, while a $15 pledge gets a backer a DRM-free PDF copy of Where is Home? and their choice of a complete set of Where is Home? postcards or three Where is Home? buttons and two Where is Home? postcards.

Backers will receive a print copy of Where is Home? beginning at the $32 contribution level, with additional rewards at the $40, $65, $120, $125, $250, and $400 level, including exclusive and one-of-a-kind original art, plush toys, and signed copies of the trade paperback. Check out the campaign page for more backer reward details.

How can I support the project?

Click here to donate to the Where is Home? Kickstarter campaign. Spread the word about Where is Home? on social media using the following shortlink: http://kck.st/1oOgtC5

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